Low Popahirum, August 5, 2015

NATIONAL

The big reveal is coming soon on FNC, so tune in. Kos’s election analysts lay it on the line…” – Hot Air

“The FBI has begun investigating the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server, an attorney for the Democratic presidential front-runner confirmed to Fox News late Tuesday.” – Fox News

“President Barack Obama warned Jewish leaders that if Congress rejects the nuclear agreement with Iran, terrorists will launch rockets at Tel Aviv and ram U.S. aircraft carriers, Israeli media reported Wednesday.” – The Blaze

“Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is renewing his effort to create a panel to investigate the impact of technology on privacy as part of the Senate’s cyber bill.” – The Hill

“Gov. Jeb Bush, just announced as the No. 2 pick for Thursday night’s GOP debate (no surprise there), hit a rhetorical speed bump today when he suggested to the Southern Baptist Convention that women’s health in America was overfunded. Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards was poised to jump on that comment immediately.” – Twitchy

“According to a new WMUR Granite State poll, Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders is essentially tied with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire when you factor in the margin of error.” – Townhall

“Despite that the city has experienced the most violent year for decades, not to mention the city’s widely failed response to the recent riots, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she will not resign.” – Breitbart

“Russia, while still digesting its meal of Crimea, is taking another bite at expanding its sovereignty by laying claim Tuesday to the North Pole and a large area of the Arctic Ocean — an area involving oil and gas drilling as well as fishing.” – Washington Times

“Every political analyst, every political observer, every politician is absolutely sure that Donald Trump is not going to be the Republican nominee for president in 2016. And we’re all absolutely sure that Donald Trump is not going to be sworn in as president on January 20, 2017. Could we all be wrong?” – Red State

“It gives users super human strength, makes them impervious to pain and can be bought for as little as $2 across New York. It can also kill, police say.” – One America News

LOUISIANA

“All of the forecasts are in, and with the heart of the Atlantic hurricane season approaching, a quiet year still looks likely.” – The Advertiser

“Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration Tuesday (Aug. 4) announced a pair of public meetings to discuss the potential removal of four monuments related to the Confederacy. – NOLA.com

“In the past year, LSU has shattered several major fundraising records.” – Shreveport Times

“A Natchitoches man was arrested for drugs after leading police on a high speed chase – and it all started because his music was too loud.” – KALB.com

“Four new charter schools are opening their doors this week in Baton Rouge, joining an increasingly crowded local education marketplace.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Some of the sharpest minds in public policy will soon be helping New Orleans bureaucrats harness the power of big data to find new ways of making government more effective and efficient, thanks to a partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Wednesday (Aug. 5).” – NOLA.com

“Iberville Parish officials predicted six months ago that residents would be eager to have the new Ochsner Medical Complex in the parish.” – WBRZ.com

“A federal grand jury has indicted a Baton Rouge man in what agents called a ‘sextortion’ scheme, where young girls were coerced to produce child pornography online, J. Walter Green, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, announced Tuesday.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Louisiana’s annual sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday, just in time for families preparing to send their children back to school.” – The Advertiser

“If there has been any significant sound generated by the rest of the LSU football team heading into preseason practice, it’s been hard to pick up, drowned out by all the noise concerning the quarterback melodrama starring Mr. Jennings and Mr. Harris.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

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